Thursday Runaround: Ghost Riding

Thursday Runaround: Ghost RidingCo-opWatch: DC Comics is extending its co-op advertising programme so that any store using imagery from the upcoming Vertigo book Saucer Country in its advertising, will get 75% of their media costs back.

ConWatch: Neal Adams and Carmine Infantino will be headlining at Florida Supercon from June 29th to July 2nd.

StripWatch: Jef Burandt and Aaron Bir, have a second chapter of Thomas the Headless Boy available online.

OurTownWatch: One comic creator finds inspiration in his home town, by destroying it.

His last graphic novel, Find Comet, Hit Comet, Watch Comet, Sleep, was set in town partly based on Dewsbury.

Hugh said: "The last one was based on a town a bit like Dewsbury, but with this one I wanted to set the whole thing in Dewsbury.

"In the new one I flood the town and I thought the logistics of working out what would flood and what wouldn't would be easier to find out if I set it in my home town."

IndiaWatch: Remember Monkeyman? The ape-like figure seen in Delhi running from house to house at the beginning of the century?

Director Abhishek Sharma, who helmed critically acclaimed Tere Bin Laden, has turned author with his first graphic novel Munkeeman. The graphic novel is said to be inspired by Monkey Man, a half-monkey, half-human creature, which allegedly attacked and petrified people in Delhi in 2001. This was also used as a subplot in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film Delhi 6.

Thursday Runaround: Ghost RidingThis is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

DC Universe: The Source » Blog Archive » BOB HARRAS ON WORLD-BUILDING IN DC COMICS-THE NEW 52

Ravagers isn't the only new series launching this month and we'll have more on  those  titles, NIGHT OF THE OWLS and THE CULLING on The  Source any minute now so  keep a look out. As a  final bonus for all of you that have wanted to  see exactly  how our characters interact in The New 52 (and because we   love it too) you'll see quite a few quest stars in May.

Girl gone wild, gracefully, in 'Epic Kill' comic – USATODAY.com

He loves chase movies such as The Fugitive, with a character running from the authorities, so he thought that would be a good beginning to a concept. Even better if it were a female assassin, jumping off buildings and moving vehicles all while avoiding gunfire and her pursuers.

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel's Buckley & Quesada Speak On Gary Friedrich & Ghost Rider – Comic Book Resources

Dan Buckley: One of the biggest problems with discussing and trying to clear the air on matters like this, as well as debunking rumors, is that this is an ongoing litigation, and because of that, there is only so much that we can say publicly. I'm sure some will view our inability to be more candid as something more than us being respectful of this ongoing case, but unfortunately, there's nothing we can do about that at this time.

First Look: Pauley Perrette Plays Lois Lane in a New Animated Superman Adventure – Today's News: Our Take | TVGuide.com

Pauley Perrette is getting out of the lab. The NCIS star will voice Lois Lane in the upcoming animated DVD-movie Superman vs. The Elite. Based on the story "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way?," which ran in Action Comics No. 775 in 2001, the film pits the Man of Steel against a ruthless team of "heroes" with staggering powers.

Movie News: THE AVENGERS Have Been Roughly Assembled – Sci-Fi Movie Reviews, Movie News, Comics, Books and Gaming

While Wells avoided giving away any details about the mysterious baddies of the piece and refused to be drawn on whether the much-rumoured Skrulls would be on villain duty, he did confirm that The Red Skull was not in the movie, cryptically adding, 'but that's ok because there's enough bad guys to go around'.

 

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